When SPEED went off the air about two years ago, race fans were beside themselves. Had Fox ruined motorsports TV as we know it? They did not. In fact, they inadvertently saved it.

In his column this week on Road & Track, our man Marshall Pruett discusses the intricacies of how the death of SPEED Channel opened the flood gates for better motorsports coverage across the board, with a few annoyances left by the wayside.

Check it out here.